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Essentials

Relic Song

Normal special

Generation 5

Summary

Has a 10% chance to put the target to sleep.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
75; percentile 54.3
Accuracy
100%
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
All opponents
Effect chance
10
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 10% chance to put the target to sleep. If the user is a Meloetta, it will toggle between Aria and Pirouette Forme.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of those listening. It may also induce sleep.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of the listening opposing Pokémon. This may also induce sleep.

Foreign Names

Japanese
いにしえのうた (inishienouta)
Korean
옛노래
French
Chant Antique
German
Urgesang
Spanish
Canto Arcaico
Italian
Cantoantico

Similar moves

No other moves have the same effect as Relic Song.

Pokémon

Normal Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Special Attack are more suited to Relic Song's special damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Aria Meloetta Normal Psychic Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 77 77 128 128 90 600
Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Meloetta Pirouette Meloetta Normal Fighting Serene Grace genderless Undiscovered 100 128 90 77 77 128 600

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